6 Animal Macarons You’ll Go Wild For

For all you kids and kids at heart, these 6 magically adorable animal macarons are the perfect treat for you. Scroll down for the recipe!

Panda macarons

Piggy macarons


Pug macarons

Nemo macarons

Whale macarons

Unicorn macarons


Cooking time: 2 hours

Serves: 12 sandwich cookies per batch

Skill level: Intermediate


  • 200g powdered sugar
  • 135g almond flour
  • 120g egg white
  • 80g white caster sugar
  • food coloring
  • vanilla buttercream


  1. Set your oven to 300*F.
  2. Whip your egg whites and white caster sugar to stiff glossy peaks.
  3. Sift the powdered sugar and almond flour into the egg white mixture and fold the dry ingredients in, until the consistency is glossy and smooth – and flows like lava.
  4. When adding the food coloring, slightly under-mix the batter and then stir in the color.
  5. Fill your piping bags and have fun piping your cookies!
  6. Allow the unbaked cookies to sit, uncovered, at room temperature for 45 minutes – 1 hour until the tops are no longer sticky and have formed “skins.”
  7. Bake for 20 minutes at 300*F, until the cookies have puffed and a “foot” has formed. Allow to cool before sandwiching with buttercream frosting.

Happy baking!

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